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Doctor insights on: Intracranial Hypotension Low Back Pain When Lying Down

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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Hypotension (Definition)

Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more


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Shortness if breathe,insomnia,neck & lower back pain, low blood pressure. Doctors say they can't find what causing my decreased blood flow to my brain?

Shortness if breathe,insomnia,neck & lower back pain, low blood pressure. Doctors say they can't find what causing my decreased blood flow to my brain?

Your brain circulati: How was it established that you have low blood flow to the brain. If your blood pressure is low you will have decreased blood flow everywhere. I agree you need a full medical evaluation and if OK then you need an exercise program to improve your blood pressure, your strength, your back and neck pain and to improve your sleep. The simple answer is that you may be deconditioned. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause low back pain only while lying down?

Can ovarian cysts cause low back pain only while lying down?

Ovarian Cysts/back: Yes, ovarian cysts are often a cause of back pain. When you lie down the position of the pelvic organs changes which can excite the lumbar plexus to initiate pain in the back. ...Read more

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L5s1hern&sciatic pain controlled by cord stim.1year later have hip&sharp low back pain getting ip from lying down/sitting.could this be osteoarthritis?

L5s1hern&sciatic pain controlled by cord stim.1year later have hip&sharp low back pain getting ip from lying down/sitting.could this be osteoarthritis?

Spinal cord stim for: herniated disc? Make sure you are getting second opinions prior to getting involved procedures. Regarding your current symptoms, your descriptions make it appear to be likely Sacroiliitis. Get evaluated by a Spine Specialist for an examination and treatment. These usually respond very nicely to conservative treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have low back pain why is laying down so painful i get pain down the opposite leg from where my back hurts? Please help

It may be a specific: Type of disc herniation that is located at the point where the nerve exits the spine and when lying down on your back or stomach the nerve exit hole or foramen is narrowed so if a disc is present there it will further compress the nerve. Where your back hurts does not necessarily have to match the leg pain. If it persists, worsens or is associated with any neurologic symptoms, see your physician. ...Read more

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Why do I have severe low back pain when standing or bending but none at all when sitting or laying down?

Why do I have severe low back pain when standing or bending but none at all when sitting or laying down?

Instability: It sounds like some form of instability. The spine cannot bear the normal loads of carrying your body when upright (standing) or bending (even higher loads). Sitting and recumbency lowers the stress. You should see a spinal specialist for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Why do I have lower back pain when lying down?

Why do I have lower back pain when lying down?

See below: These kinds of symptoms can only be adequately evaluated by your doctor in person through a physical examination. You should make an appointment. ...Read more

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Bladder & lower back pain when lying down only. Fine when standing. Feeling like a have to pee and then can't, but will also pee 2-4 times per night?

Bladder & lower back pain when lying down only. Fine when standing.  Feeling like a have to pee and then can't, but will also pee 2-4 times per night?

Get evaluated. : The combination of back pain a change in urinary habits and frequency could have a neurologic link and should be assessed as soon as possible. Your physician, based on a detailed history, physical exam, and tests may be able to find out if there is a relationship between your symptoms, and ways to improve them. Don't delay and see your physician. ...Read more

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Have lower back pain when lying down & butt hurts when walking. Pain eases when I lie down and lift up my feet up. ?

LBA under 30: I assume there is no radiation so this points to localized lesions in a "youngster." See your doctor for an x-ray -most likely spondylolisthesis-a developmental instability in the 4th or 5th lumbar vertebra. Less likely is arthritis from old injury or a birth defect. Even less likely in NZ is discitis from a dirty needle. Poor posture is usually to minor to write about. Check 4 ankylosing spondy ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more